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Great pork meatballs with fragrant herbs and the sweetness of apple

Pork and Apple Meatballs


  • 1 kg Pork Mince
  • 2 tbsp Smokin Herb & Garlic
  • Cup Apple Cider
  • 1 Apple
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 cup Breadcrumbs
  • Olive Oil



  1. Heat oven or BBQ to 180℃.
  2. Peel apple and onion and chop into fine dice.
  3. In a frypan, lightly fry apple and onion till they start to soften.
  4. Add cider and reduce liquid by half.
  5. Using a bowl, hand mix pork mince, Herbs + Honey BBQ Rub, egg, breadcrumbs, apple and onion until blended, cover and sit in fridge for 1hr.
  6. Line a baking tray with baking paper for oven roasting.
  7. *You can cook these in a frypan or on a bbq grill.
  8. Using your hands make meat balls from the chilled pork mix into golfball size, make sure each meatball is roughly the same size so they all cook evenly together.
  9. Line the meatballs up on the baking tray.
  10. Cook for approx 20-25 minutes until cooked through.
  11. Serve as a snack, with fresh coleslaw or over rice with some Yakisoba bbq sauce.
  12. Works well with beef or chicken mince.